Don’t Get Scammed

They’re here. They’re real. And, as usual, they can be very, very clever. Scam #1 – The “Helping Hand” Company We ran across this particular trap about two years ago – it came from the Better Business Bureau and it’s a doosie. These companies look like the “We Buy Wretched Houses” companies that pepper the … Continued

True Cost of Selling Your Home

Real estate commissions are only a part of the expenses you might incur when you sell your house. No matter how skilled an agent you hire, the person has a real estate license, not a magician’s license.  You need to put some time and money into the process to facilitate the sale. Here are some … Continued

Price Your Home Right for a Fast Sale

When you want to sell your home, first declutter it. In markets where there is a lot of competition among sellers who want to make their home stand out, the house that’s lean and mean and ready for sale has a major advantage. Decluttering includes several phases which reduce the volume of furniture and possessions in the … Continued

Leave It Clean

When selling your home, make sure you spend time decluttering and cleaning your house before you move out. Prospective homebuyers equate a clean house with a home that was well cared for and well maintained. What’s the first thing I should do when selling my house? Clean it! Cleaning your home before you move out … Continued

Relocation, Sell Fast Makes it Easy

Relocation is a complicated process. We get local home sellers calling us or submitting their house info on this website every week saying “I’m relocating and need to sell my house.  The great thing is that we’re able to help a good many of those sellers sell their house quickly (because we’re actively buying houses!). There are … Continued

Retired? Empty Nester? Done with Yardwork?

Maybe you’re retiring. Or you don’t have the time, resources or energy to maintain this size house anymore. Sometimes life events, such as a divorce or unemployment, push you to find a smaller home for financial reasons. Whatever reason you have for downsizing your home, it’s important to know what you want to accomplish through … Continued

Picnicking Anytime (After You Sell your House Fast)

July is National Picnic Month but anytime is a great time for a picnic!  If you’re preparing your home for a fast sale, you might be too busy working your way through this list of tasks to enjoy an outdoor picnic. But if you’d like to incorporate a bit of the picnic theme into all … Continued

Sell Your Home Fast Without Incurring Expenses

Selling a home in a metropolitan area can cost more than you expect. Of course you plan for the sales commissions and closing costs, but that could be just the beginning. Unexpected costs can happen at all stages of the process and planning for these unforeseen outlays can help you mitigate the effect they have … Continued